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Oct 18, 2012 7:00pm PDT
recovery. >>> so did you see it? a giant flash in the sky last night. health and science editor john fowler tells us where it was and where some people are looking for it now. >> almost as bright as the sun. that's how wen di de scribed it to me. >> there was a big flash and a ball of fire and it had a big tail and lasted all the way across my neighbor's house here. >> a car sized rock asteroid astronomers say slammed spoo the atmosphere south of monterey. several report sonic booms. it was 7:44 last night. the fire ball lasted about ten secondings. the american meteor society tracked more than 150 credible sightings. going south to north, the meteor hit the earth. >> experts say based on that try i can't thinklation it's entirely possible the meteor came down somewhere near here just outside martinez. there's a lot of territory and possibly a treasure waiting to be discovered. >> i would like to find it, but i don't want to look for it, you know what i mean. >> may have been the closest to the impact. he says it went right over his cows. >> maybe 500 feet max as it went over here. somewher
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
is live with the efforts by pg & e to restore power to businesses and homes. we begin with john fowler. >> reporter: the death toll has jumped to at least 48. 6million people without power and many more problems still ahead. water is the problem. these pictures just in from new jersey. crews this afternoon still searching for survivors. early this morning three towns submerged. >> we lost everything right now. never thought it would happen like this though. >> reporter: the wind driven atlantic crashed through coastal communities, damage may top $20 billion. mile upon mile of beach front destroyed. including the famed atlantic city boardwalk. and asbury boardwalk turned to jumbled timbers. in queens new york as many as 100 homes destroyed including a correct congressman's by an explosive overnight fire -- including a congressmans by an explosive overnight fire. 260 patients including newborns were evacuated by one hospital when generators failed. thousands of uprooted trees, smashed roofs and crushed cars. >> this is not over i'm sure we have more weather to deal with. hopefully peopl
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
editor john fowler is here where pg&e's plan is creating a lot of concern for marine mammals. >> reporter: 40-mile stretch of the ocean. from here down to south of pismo beach. beginning next month 12 days of blasting the water here, every 15 seconds with super loud sound. >> reporter: the power plant could be at risk from undersea earthquake faults. >> the state called for the study and we are committed with working with them. >> reporter: penetrate the ocean floor, echoes reveal faults but it could also hurt marine mammals. >> we will have safe protection zones. >> reporter: there will be only temporary effects on marine life but i obtained this report, there would be significant and unavoidable harm to hundreds of marine mammals. >> we have seen beachings of marine mammals around the world following large noises. >>> they say the state used better and more recent science that are better, less risky methods to explore the faults. >> you can get better, reliable data by going at it another way. >> reporter: puplic comment period is -- public comment period is open for the next three week
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
again. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler joins us live now. >> reporter: i am on a ridge, look at this. these are oak trees. all these trees now at risk from sudden oak death. >> reporter: experts say sporesf the sudden oak death pathogen -- spores of the sudden oak death pathogen jumped the hills. here the infection of a live oak. >> they are the vector. they carry the pathogen and it spreads. >> reporter: this map shows how sudden oak death spread over the last 7 years. experts say it established. >> we are terrified watching this disease effect our forest. >> reporter: scientists predicted this surge but there is new hope. >> some of our oaks appear resistant. >> reporter: they are trying restoration. in the mean time there is preventative treatment and it is cheap. >> $25 a tree. youwant to do that twice a year. >> reporter: experts warn homeowners to keep an eye on oak. sudden oak death can kill quickly and falling trees can kill people. health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> today toyota launched the largest recall in the company's 75 year hi
FOX
Oct 19, 2012 4:00pm PDT
sciencists find what may be several new species. john fowler live in the newsroom with how buster posey figures in to it. >> reporter: we are hoping is good luck for tonight's game. i have learned the giants catcher may become the first major leaguer to get his name on a sea creature. plenty of mystery still just off the golden gate. sciencists just back after sending a robot deep finding a landscape nobody had seen. >> they haven't seen anything that lush in -- ever on the west coast. >> reporter: fish, sponges and co are ral, many of them surprises. >> we are suspecting that several of them are new to science. >> reporter: we saw this, black coral a snip of a six footer, maybe 150 years oldo, never seen here. and this three foot sponge that looks like a catcher's mitt found minutes after buster posey hit the postseason grand slam. >> we wan wanted to name it after him. we were listening to the game while it was down. >> reporter: they are waiting for the confirmation of the new species. the previously unknown -- some called sponge heaven has them excited about what else is down the
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
romney's quip about big bird last night folks to are asking is big bird in dangered? ktvu's john fowler is here with the surprise reaction. >> reporter: the old saying you can't buy this kind of publicity. the mentions of big bird on facebook today jumped 800,000%. here is the comment and reaction. >> i am going to stop the subsidy to pbs. i love big bird. >> thank goodness somebody is finally getting tough on big bird. it is about time. >> reporter: people seemed stunned. >> i grew up with big bird and i would hate to see him leave the television but if it is -- i mean if he is in the way of progress -- >> i know what -- who i like. >> we were surprised -- we were surprised that something that hike that -- like that would be targeted for elimination. on facebook, twitter, writing to us, calling us, it has been a fantastic reaction and we have great faith this is a political ploy. >> last election when john mccain was talking about the average joe, the big bird thing is blowing up too. >> reporter: here is a list of big bird invitation from saturday night live, piers morgan to morning s
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
garecht who disappeared 24 years ago. new information now. ktvu's john fowler is live with how a bone fragment may lead to a break in the case. >> reporter: a happy ending may be impossible but she is convinced she may finally learned what happened to her child. >> reporter: police have sent for dna testing a three inch bone from this mass grave. used by the "speed freak killers." the unidentified bone from a 5- 13-year-old. michaela garecht was 9 when she was kidnapped. >> if this is her then it breaks my heart that she is lying in that place. >> reporter: her family tested her bones. >> i don't think we can jump down the road of this must be. >> reporter: investigators say nothing linked michaela garecht to wesley shermantine and loren herzog. loren herzog killed himself in january, the day wesley shermantine started reveal diagnose tails of their crimes. >> reporter: police confirm they are collaborating with the fbi but declined to say if it is the lab laboratory that -- the if i laboratory that is doing the test. health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. uncommitted voters preferred joe biden over paul ryan. john fowler has more. john? >> reporter: this is always fun. last night, both candidates appeared a little loose with the facts. here are just some examples. right out of the gate on security, before the killing of the u.s. ambassador to lybia. >> we weren't told they wanted more security. >> reporter: just the day before, state department officials testified that they refused security requests. the white house said that biden may not have been personally briefed. next on iran's nuclear weapons program. four years ago -- >> they had enough nuclear material to make one bomb and now they have enough for five. >> reporter: sources say that current intelligence shows that iran has no bomb-grade uranium and no delivery system on which what some call obamacare requiring free birth control. >> they are infringing upon our first freedom, the freedom of religion by infringing on catholic chirts and churchs and hospitals. >> reporter: the fact is religious employers are exempt but it does apply to, say, hospital that is serve the general public. on
KICU
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm PDT
acting unusually and all bats. under scoring treatment can save lives. health and science editor, john fowler, ktvu news, back to you. >>> new cases in the allegations of a teacher for failing report malstation reports. notes taken by the principal were made public yesterday. santa clara county officials say the documents reveal the principal had enough information to get the teacher, chandler, from his althoughed victim to report possible allegations three months before she did. she waited until chandler was accused of molesting another child to report him. >> obviously we believe the notes are the most compelling evidence that we have of the student reporting the situation. >> now, we tried contacting the attorney for the principal but have not heard back. they take the allegation seriously and cooperating fulliy with law enforcement. >>> investigators are looking into what caused a car crash that killed a driver today. it happened before 11:00 from interstate 880 to highway 237. the driver of the toyota crashed into a concrete divider and the car burst into flames. the driver died a
KICU
Oct 9, 2012 11:30pm PDT
on 2. john fowler speaks to two teenage victims of rape. >> reporter: amidst haiti poverty, disease,i've learned there's widespread raping of at least 6,000 refugee children. >> i was raped by three young men who live in the same camp with me. >> reporter: i spoke by skype and translator today with two 17-year-old rape victims. >> i know the rapists, i gave them his name but they did not come to our help. >> reporter: daniel documented rape cases and is now helping prosecutors but daniel told me in the last two days rapists began retaliating, burning his tent, threatening threatening him and his patients. >> some of them went to kill the girls who were raped and came to my association. >> reporter: they provide money, training and work books like this one intended for earthquake victims now being used for rape victims. >> we want this to be an example which stops the raping of girls and women in refugee camps. >> reporter: dr. climan says since daniel pressured prosecutors police have arrested 50 serial rape suspects but more than 120 others remain at large. >> many girls are in da
KICU
Oct 18, 2012 11:30pm PDT
's health and science editor john fowler reports on the hunt of what could be a valuable piece of space debris. >> reporter: almost as brought as the sun that's how concord nurse wendy dalverde described it to me. >> it was a big flash and a ball of fire and it had a big tail and it lasted all the way across my neighbors house here. it looked like it was coming down martinez or venetia. >> reporter: a car sized meteorite. the american meteor society tracked more than 150 credible sitings you see it here with lines of triangulation. it's possible the meteor came down some where near here, just outside martinez. there's a lot of territory and possibly a treasure waiting to be discovered. >> i would like to find it but i don't want to look for it you know what i mean. >> reporter: rancher ken duarte was closest to the impact. he says it went right over his cows. >> some where between here and highway 4. that's-- i know it's in there some where. >> reporter: from chopper 2 we scoured the area and saw nothing unusual. >> debris trail could be 10, 15 miles long. >> reporter: meteor hunters s
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
power. our health and science editor john fowler has been monitoring the storm and is here now with some remarkable pictures to show just how bad this storm is. >> look at this a levee breech in new jersey crews still looking for survivors. early this morning, three towns submerged. as many as 100 homes destroyed. winds topped 90-miles-an-hour in new york city a historic 13- foot storm surge flooded the city's subway system it could be four days before trains run again. 260 patients including newborns were evacuated from a manhattan hospital when generators failed. the wind driven atlantic crashed through coastal communities damaged may top $20 million, mile upon mile of beach front destroyed. including the famed atlantic city boardwalk. and asbury park boardwalk turned to a jumble of timberings. -- jumble of timbers. >> this is not over we still have more weather to deal with, hopefully people are able to stay safe until we get to the other side of this storm. >> reporter: in the appalachian, up to 3 feet of snow and the effects of the superstorm still being felt as far away as the grea
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
recall this time salmon sold by kirkland. this contamination is so persuasive, john fowler has the story. >> reporter: a few days ago it was peanuts this time salmon. there's more salmonella recalls now than in recent years. the product is sold in the u.s. only under costco's kirkland brand. it sickened at least 100 people in the u.s. salmonela is risky for the very old and very young. >> they can get very sick and die. it's a very harmful infection. >> reporter: the cdc lists 13 different salmonella outbreaks just this year. >> that's why i'm at the farmers market to try and eat locally, eat fresh. >> everybody is concerned about their products and putting their name on it. >> it gets amplified and amplified to the point where lots of people can get very sick the smaller the farm the more limited the amount of contamination. many food factors are meticulous. >> these outbreaks support the fact they're not being sufficiently meticulous. >> reporter: reporting live, john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a brand of ready to eat popcorn is being pulled off the shelves due to the -- listeria
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 10:00pm PDT
in san francisco are trying to help. in a story you will see only on 2. john fowler speaks to two teenage victims of rape. >> reporter: amidst haiti poverty, disease,i've learned there's widespread raping of at least 6,000 refugee children. >> i was raped by three young men who live in the same camp with me. >> reporter: i spoke by skype and translator today with two 17-year-old rape victims. >> i know the rapists, i gave them his name but they did not come to our help. >> reporter: daniel documented rape cases and is now helping prosecutors but daniel told me in the last two days rapists began retaliating, burning his tent, threatening threatening him and his patients. >> some of them went to kill the girls who were raped and came to my association. >> reporter: they provide money, training and work books like this one intended for earthquake victims now being used for rape victims. >> we want this to be an example which stops the raping of girls and women in refugee camps. >> reporter: dr. climan says since daniel pressured prosecutors police have arrested 50 serial rape suspects but m
FOX
Oct 18, 2012 10:00pm PDT
and science editor john fowler reports on the hunt of what could be a valuable piece of space debris. >> reporter: almost as brought as the sun that's how concord nurse wendy dalverde described it to me. >> it was a big flash and a ball of fire and it had a big tail and it lasted all the way across my neighbors house here. it looked like it was coming down martinez or venetia. >> reporter: a car sized meteorite. the american meteor society tracked more than 150 credible sitings you see it here with lines of triangulation. it's possible the meteor came down some where near here, just outside martinez. there's a lot of territory and possibly a treasure waiting to be discovered. >> i would like to find it but i don't want to look for it you know what i mean. >> reporter: rancher ken duarte was closest to the impact. he says it went right over his cows. >> some where between here and highway 4. that's-- i know it's in there some where. >> reporter: from chopper 2 we scoured the area and saw nothing unusual. >> debris trail could be 10, 15 miles long. >> reporter: meteor hunters say a bi
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
death in 20 years. our health and science editor john fowler tells us why it's an international first for an american and what it means for bay area residents. >> reporter: it happened somewhere in south contra costa county, where freeway overpasses offer ideal homes for colonies of mexican free tail bats. the species linked to this case of rabies. >> once the symptoms develop, it's universally fatal. >> after a bite or exposure to wild animal, the incubation phase is two to six months. >> reporter: health officials say the unidentified 34-year-old man was outside with friends who had found a bat, quote, flopping on the ground. one of them had the bat in a plastic bag. >> the gentleman who died of rabies went over and stuck his hand in the plastic bag and most likely was bitten. >> reporter: said to be a bay bridge contractor, he never reported the bite in march, took civilian work in iraq, and became infectious. the cdc says he flew home to contra costa county june 14th. four days later, san francisco to bangkok for two weeks vacation, had close contact with two people, flew back to
KICU
Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm PDT
of michaela gishth who was -- john fowler explains how the actions of another victim's family led to what is now a new clue. >> hayward police have sent for dna testing a three-inch bone used by the speed freak killers. the unidentified bone from a 5 to 13-year-old. michaela garecht was nine when she was kidnapped. >> it breaks my heart that she's laying in that place for all this time. >> the bones of 16-year-old joanne were also found in that grave. experts alerted hayward police one bone could be michaela's. >> you know, i don't think we can jump down the road of this must be. >> investigators say nothing previously linked michaela to serial killers. herg sod killed himself in january the day sher man tine began revealing de tail of their crimes but the time frames are close and dna tests are now being done in virginia. >> a result of the testing may not be known for several weeks. >> if we find out that this is her, we'll just have to see where life goes after that. >> police concerned that they are collaborating with the fbi but declined to say if the fbi laboratory is conducting tho
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Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> what sandy looks like from the international space station. we sped up the video to joy how the storm moved. nasa is following sandy with its satellites providing data to forecasters. >>> three central california beaches are back open after a deadly shark attack. those beaches are all off the coast of santa barbara county. the people were allowed back in the water this morning. remember we told you earlier this week a surfer died tuesday after he was bitten by what's believed to be a 15-foot great white shark. >> first responders from around the world are in ayla my da county for a training exercise. seems like this one from last year's event will play out across the bay area. 32 different s.w.a.t. teams from as far away as chicago, even brazil, will take part in various emergency response scenarios. the cities where it will be taking place include alameda and walnut creek. >>> a city in the east bay may cancel its 4th of july celebration. they voted against the july 4th fireworks. the city says the event attracted too many people from neighborin
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Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
to have no effect on livestrong's fund- raising. donations this year are actually up. reporting live, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new research that taking multivitamins lowers the risk for developing cancer in men. it cut the chance of the men developing cancer by 8% but scientists don't know if multivitamins would have the same effect on women. they say the most effective way is through a good diet, regular exercise and not smoking. >>> state regulators are investigating whether cvs pharmacy refilled prescriptions without patients' consent. some qoam plain that cvs renewed doctors prescriptions without permission. some customers also say they were enrolled in an automatic refill program without their knowledge. the california pharmacy board is investigating. cvs responded by saying it requires a patient's consent before filling prescriptions. >>> google released pictures that allows goinger users to see pictures of the plant. the internet giant needs computing power, not just to answer search requests but also to store information and track the habits of users. >>> one day soon,
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